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    Ubuntu Backpackers

    8 Cherry Street | Wavecrest Eastern Cape, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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    Pool & Beach (4)
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    Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay
    471 reviews
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    173 reviews
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    On the Beach Guesthouse, B&B, Suites
    296 reviews
    #4 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Jeffreys Bay
     
    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good16%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “tv room” (6 reviews)
    “at home” (12 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
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    Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay
    471 reviews
    #1 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jeffreys Bay
     
    Jeffreys Bay Backpackers
    41 reviews
    #19 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jeffreys Bay
     
    FunkyTown
    173 reviews
    #2 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jeffreys Bay
     
    On the Beach Guesthouse, B&B, Suites
    296 reviews
    #4 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Jeffreys Bay
     
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    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    Seriously, this place was awful. After a 15 hour drive down the East coast from Pinetown, all we wanted was a nice quiet evening to rest. We specifically looked for a place that had good recommendations, but we couldn’t have been more disappointed. No idea...More

    2  Thank Blitzkrieg111
    Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

    We were back at Ubuntu during December holidays. What a pleasure yet again! Friendly staff, clean rooms and so hospitable. Lovely vibe and Xmas dinner was amazing even though I almost burst 😀. We had a double room with shared bathroom which was always clean...More

    Thank jacs777
    Response from Daryn11, Manager at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 4 April 2017

    So glad you guys enjoyed your stay! WE loved having you!!!!!!! Until next time :)

    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    We enjoyed Ubuntu.. it was laid back and clean. The shared bathrooms were always available too. Lots of thought in decoration style with recycling projects going and staff that was very helpful and attentive.

    Thank AmeliaBD
    Response from Daryn11, Manager at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 4 April 2017

    So glad you guys enjoyed your stay! WE loved having you!!!!!!! Until next time :)

    Reviewed 28 December 2016

    We chose Ubuntu carefully based on reviews and photos, but were very disappointed. Having backpacked all around the world, I know a good hostel when I see one... and this isn't one. The place has a friendly vibe and some nice features, but everything feels...More

    4  Thank Niki B
    Reviewed 7 December 2016

    The staff was scattered and it was frequently unclear who was working at the hostel versus who was a guest just hanging out. The dorm beds were average and if you're tall, not convenient. I did not feel confident in the lockers provided, considering a...More

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    Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay
    471 reviews
    #1 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jeffreys Bay
     
    Jeffreys Bay Backpackers
    41 reviews
    #19 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jeffreys Bay
     
    FunkyTown
    173 reviews
    #2 of 27 Speciality lodging in Jeffreys Bay
     
    On the Beach Guesthouse, B&B, Suites
    296 reviews
    #4 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Jeffreys Bay
     
    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 23 - US$ 30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Jeffreys Bay
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    Traveller (36)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (2)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (27)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Room Tips
    "beautiful view from balcony"
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    "Bottom side is very nice and quite with a view of the garden G1g"
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    "It is a hostel so the more people in your room the more likely it is someone snores or wakes up at 4am to go..."
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    "spring for a double room or private room"
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